NEW ORLEANS, June 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors that they have until June 19, 2018 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:MYGN), if they purchased the Company’s securities between August 13, 2014 through March 12, 2018, inclusive (the “Class Period”). This action is pending in the United States District Court for the District of Utah.
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About the Lawsuit
Myriad Genetics and certain of its executives are charged with failing to disclose material information during the Class Period, violating federal securities laws.
On March 12, 2018, the Company revealed that it received a subpoena from the Department of Health and Human Services, regarding “an investigation into possible false or otherwise improper claims submitted for payment under Medicare and Medicaid,” specifically relating to the Company’s hereditary cancer testing dating back to January 1, 2014 (less than four months after the Company launched its myRisk test in September 2013) to the date of the subpoena’s issuance.
On this news, the price of Myriad’s shares plummeted over 12.14%
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